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1 dead, 13 hurt as fire engulfs ship at Visakhapatnam

One person drowned and 13 others suffered burn injuries after a major fire swept through an offshore support vessel, forcing the crew to jump into the sea in the outer harbour of the port in......

Bandh in Andhra; bus services suspended, schools shut

An opposition-sponsored bandh began on Thursday morning in Andhra Pradesh where state-run bus services have been suspended and educational institutions shut. Opposition parties are......

Fire at bio-diesel plant in Visakhapatnam SEZ put out

The major fire which broke out at the Biomax Fuels Limited's bio-diesel manufacturing plant in Visakhapatnam Tuesday was extinguished completely by Tuesday evening by some 40 fire engines. No......

PHOTOS: Raging inferno envelops bio-diesel unit at Vizag

A major fire that broke out at a bio-diesel manufacturing unit in Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone on Tuesday evening is still raging even as hectic efforts are on to control it, officials said......

Trust the captain on the spot

Sometimes security at sea will require action to be taken on mere suspicion alone The recent episode in which a supposedly Pakistani boat destroyed itself at sea, apparently by setting itself on......

India to get 13th major port at Vadhavan in Maharashtra

With development of the Vadhavan port, India will break into the countries with top 10 container ports in the world. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of the country’s......

With only 1/5 projects completed in over 3 years, Sagarmala is not really sailing

The 80-odd projects completed till now are already valued at Rs 14,000 crore. Less than a fifth of the ambitious Sagarmala project has been completed since it was launched three-and-a-half years......

Why Port Blair may soon lose 'major port' tag

On June 1, 2010, under Indian Ports Act, 1908, govt declared Port Blair as 13th major port in India Port Blair may soon "officially" lose the tag of a major port, granted to it seven years ago, as......

India throws open its ports to cruise tourism

A task force, under the chairmanship of the secretary (tourism), with the secretary (shipping) as co-chairperson, has been constituted to promote cruise tourism in the country, reports Megha......

Strike evokes mixed response; banking, transport services hit

While some states like Kerala and Telangana were badly hit by the strike, the impact was partial in Punjab, Haryana and Maharashtra Image: Women react from inside a police vehicle after their......

Vizag stadium set to host third India-Sri Lanka T20

Preparations are underway in Visakhapatnam for the third T20 cricket match between India and Sri Lanka on February 14 and tickets will be sold to spectators from February 11. The Andhra......

Bains hits century to lift India U-19 to huge win over Zimbabwe

Opening batsman Ankush Bains blasted his way to a scintillating century as India inflicted a humiliating nine-wicket defeat on Zimbabwe to seal a berth in the final of the Quadrangular Under-19......

Zol hits hundred on first-class debut for India 'A' vs NZ 'A'

Stylish left-hander Vijay Zol carried his stupendous form at the Under-19 level to first-class cricket, scoring a fluent century on debut, as the three-day encounter between India 'A' and New......

Ronchi's hundred rallies NZ 'A'; Saxena takes six

Veteran Luke Ronchi smashed a quick century as New Zealand ‘A’ recovered from a precarious position to post a respectable 310 against India ‘A’ on the second day of their......

Vijay Hazare: Assam stun Mumbai to enter semis

Assam's dream run in the Vijay Hazare Trophy continued as they stunned Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai by 27 runs to enter the semi-finals of the domestic ODI tournament in Visakhapatnam. Chasing a......

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